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Building, painting and finishing aircraft models of all scales.

Breda Ba 888 Lince (Lynx)

One of the most beautiful aircraft of the Regia Aeronautica circa WWII. Although, as I've read, functionally useless. They were ultimately used as bombing target decoys. Just started hobby modelling this year. Carrying on from an interest in 19[...]

Tamiya 1/48 P-51D “Nose Art Group Build”

My most recent addition to the Nose Art Group build is Tamiya's really nice but old P-51D, "Passion Wagon". This A/C was flown by Lt Arvil Roberson assigned to the 362nd Fighter Squadron, 357th Fighter Group. They were the first 8th Air Force un[...]

War Above the Trenches: Salmson-Moineau S.M.1

The Aircraft The S.M.1 was developed from 1915 by aircraft designer René Moineau for the Salmson-Moineau company, to meet the French military A3 specification, which called for a three-seat long range reconnaissance aircraft with strong defensi[...]

Messerschmitt Bf109 E7/4 Trop. II/JG27 North Afrika

Hi guys! This is the Tamiya kit, 1/48th. belonge to II/JG27 in North Afrika in 1942. A good model, but, been Tamiya, I expected more from the decals. A bit thickness and a bit difficult to fight with them. Hope you like it Sifredo Cubas

Trumpeter 1/32 F4F-4 Wildcat

this is the mount of Lt. William Leonard as it would have appeared with VF-11 on Guadalcanal June 1943 he graduated Annapolis class of 1938 won his wings in 1940 he was awarded the Navy Cross at Coral Sea three weeks later he won another at[...]

HANNOVER CL.II

These are a few pics of my WingNut Wings Hannover Cl.II 13274/17 'white4' of Schlasta 25 in 1918. The fuselage and centre section lozenges were painted on the original so, in keeping with the theme, I painted them myself with hand cut masks, (wh[...]

The Royal Treatment

I’d never discovered Eduard’s ‘Royal Class’ collection before so wanted to share this gift that came my way for my birthday. Beautiful box , which is both a strange and geeky thing to say, but the line drawing and understated presentation a[...]

The “Scooter” – Douglas A-4E Skyhawk, VA-195 “Dambusters” – 1:48

Hi All! This is a result of the excellent 10 part "The Wietnam War" documentary serie (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Vietnam_War_(TV_series) I've seen recently. Actually this A-4 was around a while just I was too lazy to publish it here and [...]

1/48 Airfix Hurricane Mk.I Polish 306 Fighter Squadron

Hello Folks My latest completed kit in June. The Hawker Hurricane Mk.I from Airfix. Goes together fantastic, the details are quite good. I add some Yahu instrument panel and some small PE parts for the cocpkit. The other after market I add was [...]

1/48 Hobby Craft P-59A Aircomet

Hell Folks This gallery for my Bell Aircomet that was completed some time ago mid April. This is kit from Hobby Craft, that I upraded by adding some spare PE in the cockpit and resin wheels. Kit goes together straight forward, not to many parts[...]